Radar Installation Design Lead

Cowes

Maritime Services

Engineering

Experienced professionals

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Job Description

Job title: Radar Installation Design Lead

Location: Cowes

Salary: Up to £55,800 dependent on experience

What you will be doing:

  • Apply a breadth of expertise and knowledge (typically electro-mechanical and civil) to support complex system installation in both the Land and Naval domains
  • Be capable of fielding customer technical queries and tasking multi-disciplinary engineers in their resolution where required
  • Support international travel to attend visits to customer sites for survey, design and support to radar installation
  • The radar equipment you’ll be working on is built and tested at our Cowes site on the Isle of Wight, this will be the primary location for the role – Some site attendance is essential to develop a true understanding of the systems

Your skills and experiences:

Essential 

  • Electro-mechanical background is preferred with some Civil Engineering experience as a highly beneficial
  • Installation and/or Physical Integration of Complex Systems
  • Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment
  • Experience working with customers, preferably across Defence, Ship Build and Land Based Radars
  • Working with multi-disciplinary engineering teams and understanding of the Engineering Lifecycle

Desirable

  • Experience gathering of evidence to support acceptance, fitness for purpose, legislative requirements, and safety
  • Familiarity with Standards across the defence industry (DEFSTAN, MIL STD)

Benefits:

You will receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You will also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The BAE Systems Radar Team:

BAE Systems Radar business delivers Naval and Land Radar products and support services to a diverse range of customers worldwide. This role is responsible for the radar installation design and overseeing the installation services, including the conduct of site surveys and reports as well as interfacing with the radar project teams and customer client base. The role will involve local and international travel to enable radar upgrades and new installations across naval and land-based platforms for our customers. You will have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills and knowledge across the radar portfolio, with the potential to lead more senior positions within a global business.

Why BAE Systems? 

This is a place where you will be able to make a real difference. You will be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you will be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 3rd May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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